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MIT News | Jul 01, 2008

Says policy-making requires ambitious short-term goals.

Long-term climate change policy in the United States and abroad is likely to change very slowly, warns an MIT professor who says the lack of future flexibility argues for stronger short-term goals to reduce carbon emissions....

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MIT News | Feb 02, 2007

Today's release of a widely anticipated international report on global warming coincides with a growing clamor within the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent the potentially devastating consequences of global climate change. "There's clear evidence that greenhouse gases...

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There's one basic answer to the question, Why are we worried about energy? The answer is climate change, argues MIT's Ron Prinn: if there were no global warming threat associated with fuels like oil and coal, there'd be no crisis.

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